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Feb 16, 2011 6:00am EST
, president obama says the gop plan threatens the economy because of president obama is selling the virtues of this 20 all the virtues, republicans are trying to cut down this year's spending plan, by more than $60 billion. >> the american people sent us here to change the way washington works of. >> the house began work on a bill that would cut government spending. democrats don't have the votes to stop it, but they are trying to slow down. >> the working man and woman of this country. >> the bill has virtually no chance in the senate, where democrats still run the show. congress has to do something by march 4 to prevent a government shutdown. >> with the republicans headed in the direction they are, that is a possibility and that is too bad because republicans want to create jobs, john boehner said he is not a word about government jobs. >> if some of those jobs are lost in this, so be it, we're broke. >> a showdown on the bottom line on capitol hill. president obama is threatening to veto the bill if it undermines >> welcome back. a beautiful sunrise this morning. it will a decent color.
NBC
Feb 2, 2011 6:00am EST
president obama spoke directly to the egyptian people. >> an orderly transition must be meaningful. it must be peaceful. and it must begin now. >> president obama pushing for faster change in egypt. he wants hosni mubarak to loosen his grip on power now. after days of protests calling for his ouster, mubarak said he will not see another term. >> i will pursue the transfer of power in a way that will fulfill the people's demands. >> there was angry reaction from protesters. some even flashing the ultimate insult, the soles of their shoes. demonstrators what mubarak to step down immediately. president obama spoke directly to the egyptian people. >> it is not the role of any other country to determine egypt's leader. although the egyptian people can do that. >> john kerry said the u.s. will feel the impact of the civil unrest. >> it will have a profound impact, a huge influence on the region and on american foreign policy in that region for years to come. >> some other developments this morning. the egyptian authorities have eased up on the nighttime curfew. the internet service is starti
NBC
Feb 24, 2011 6:00am EST
libya is spreading. the violence continues and president obama is speaking out. i'm kate amara in washington. >> temperatures warm enough to melt away the rest of the snow. the insta-weather plus forecast as 11 news continues right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thank you for joining us for 11 news today. >> meteorologist tony pann will be joining us. i guess the rain will take care of most of the snow. >> yes. and showers and spring-like thorges should start coming in this afternoon. right now skies clear. a beautiful sunrise. on the chilly side. but we should make it up into the uper 40's and the rain will move in west-to-east. probably 2:00 p.m. for most of you. up until that time, expect dry conditions. could be some rain for the evening commute. let's take a look at the roads. kim? >> good morning. serious thing we've got going on on the inner loop east at route 702 southeast boulevard. we've got a crash there blocking two left lanes and creating a backup. a live look at that in a momen
NBC
Feb 10, 2011 6:00am EST
home heating aid to the poor. president obama delivers his 2012 budget request to congress on monday. in washington, i am kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. >> what can we expect to happen next week? >> the gop spending plan is expected to hit the house floor next week. there will be three days of debate. democrats and republicans will offer their own and then it's to cut spending. the gop is open to pass an amendment that will block any money for the presence new health reccare reform law. >> republicans are taking one more crack at making maryland a right to work state. a bill is being introduced that would ban intr mandatory union membership. this has forced jobs into other right to work states, like virginia. opponents view the bill as a way to do away with labor unions. previous efforts to pass the bill have failed. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the general assembly should make maryland a "right to work" state? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> the b
NBC
Feb 8, 2011 6:00am EST
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NBC
Feb 14, 2011 6:00am EST
courtesy of a visit from president obama. >> the president will come to parkville middle school. this is one of the budget parted he will lay off today as he presents his budget proposal to congress. the president stressed the need to invest in education. be at thisn will afternoon's presidential appearance and will provide a full report and noon and 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. you can watch the president on our website, wbaltv.com. >> education is one battle line. tracie potts has more from washington. budgetident obama's new plans to reduce the deficit just over one trillion dollars by limiting tax breaks for the wealthy. >> this budget asks washington to live within its means while investing in our future. >> he wants to spend more on energy and infrastructure. more programs for college but not before the summer. >> we're doing what every family does well sitting around the kitchen table. >> there are cuts in medicare. less government help for people who cannot pay their heating bills. fewer community block grants. >> no matter how popular these programs are, they have mortgaged our child
NBC
Feb 7, 2011 6:00am EST
scene with the latest. >> president obama says egypt will never be the same. i am kate amara in washington. >> of the lombardi trophy is heading back to title town. was your favorite part of the game? >> on friday, it looked like winter weather was heading to our way. the forecast as we continue. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good monday morning. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. >> things are pretty quiet. tonight, it could get messy. we have some rain coming in. this is not a big storm. don't expect any trouble. werewolves be smoothed for the morning commute. partly cloudy skies. -- we will have a smooth morning commute. it will be mostly cloudy by this afternoon. 44 for a high temperature. this rain could change to snow. there could be some minor accumulations. we will check the seven-day forecast. first we say good morni
NBC
Feb 9, 2011 6:00am EST
. good morning. >> today, president obama sits down with his republican rivals from the house. one day after a congressional panel signs off on what would be the largest budget cuts in u.s. history. on the lunch menu at the white house today, the economy, with a side of spending. president obama hosting top house republicans, including house speaker john boehner and majority leader eric cantor. >> without a doubt, i think there will be a heavy discussion on the economy and on spending. >> with the national debt at a staggering $14 trillion, the focus in washington is on fiscal restraint. >> people are angry about bridges to nowhere. >> republicans and democrats generally agree something needs to be done, but clash over where to cut and by how much. >> a lot of people around the country think we operate here in washington with a culture of spendthrift. we need to replace that with a culture of thrift. >> a bipartisan group of senators floated an idea to give the president a new kind of line-item veto. >> it is really just about shining a spotlight on specific spending items that don't m
NBC
Feb 11, 2011 6:00am EST
well, just like president hosni mubarak. >> before his speech thursday, even presdident obama thought he'd step down. >> we are witnessing history unfold. it is a moment of transformation that is taking place. >> but mubarak won't budge, turning over command to his vice president, but vowing to stay on until september. disappointment in cairo and here in the u.s. >> i honestly expected him to resign today. when he didn't, it was such a letdown. >> what happens now? will the military turn on protesters? will a coup force mubarak out and threaten $1.5 billion in u.s. aid? >> there will be a danger of violence now because of the anger. so the stakes are higher. >> the u.s. is pushing but promised not to interfere. >> the regime is circling the wagon in preparation for a confrontation not only with those who are behind the uprising, but also with the united states. >> the crowd here expected to reach record numbers today. in a statement, president obama said it is not clear that mubarak's latest action is immediate, meaningful, or sufficient. from washington, tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news
NBC
Feb 17, 2011 6:00am EST
obama did win one showdown vote in the house. with help from the new class of republican freshmen, members voted to scrap $450 million in funding for a new military jet engine. >> i think that that's what the election showed us in november, is that, you know, that people want change. >> today conservatives will work to cut arts funding as democrats try to restore money to family-planning programs and health research. a final vote is expected to come by the end of this week. live in washington, kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> when you look at the vote on the fighter jet engine, it appears the house is sending mixed signals to collect there were more mixed signals yesterday. the house scrapped the money for the fighter jets. the approved some democratic amendments that would ease the cuts in some key grant programs that are popular with local jurisdictions and especially cities like baltimore. to want to restore millions to economic development grants. >> kate amara, to let her have a great day. >> tempers were flaring and outside the mitchell courthouse yesterday. it appear brother
NBC
Feb 3, 2011 6:00am EST
latest this one from capitol hill. >> the pictures from cairo are dramatic, and the obama administration is clear. >> now means clear. >> with pressure now at its own gates, this protests last night, the white house suggests president mubarak's planned transition in september is not soon enough. >> the time for a transition has come and that time is now. >> they do not want to go gently into that good night. >> violence escalated when the anti-government protesters were george. >> i have not seen any indication that the military is responsible for that violence. military can stop it. >> they have to make a decision, and perhaps very soon between restoring civility to egypt and maintaining loyalty to president mubarak. >> thousands of foreigners continue to pack the airports the " waiting for egypt air to stop cancelling their flights. >> nearly 2000 americans have been effect would did so far. some analysts are saying after similar protests in nearby teenager, the u.s. should have seen this coming. i'm tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police are investigating the circumstances surroundi
NBC
Feb 15, 2011 6:00am EST
on the floor. >> president obama pervez a visit to parkville school to champion funding for private schools. we'll hear what the students have to cite. >> how long can we stretch out this winter warmup? [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. it was warmer yesterday. >> it is called this morning the >> today will be the coldest day of the week -- it is cold this morning. the wind was gusting over 50 miles per hour. we will lose the wind today and chop off a good 10 or 15 degrees on the temperatures. this is a brief cool down before the warm air comes in later this week. the wind is gusting close to 20. take off about 10 degrees. we will make it up 43 today, which is below average. we will keep to breeze through this evening. there will be plenty of sunshine. we will check the seven-day forec
NBC
Feb 4, 2011 6:00am EST
pressure on him to step aside. >> according to the new york times the obama administration is in talks with egyptian officials for president mubarak to resign immediately. >> u.s. egyptians are declaring a date of mubarak without any immediate attention. standoff comes amid anticipated violence between protesters and anti-government forces. >> we condemn in the strongest terms attacks on reporters covering the ongoing situation in egypt. this is a violation of inter until norms. to -- the obama administration is walking a fine line according to some. >> they are trying to nang a delicate situation with a longtime ally. there's understandable fear of the future of change. and yet the reality is is that the people in egypt will dyed their fate. -- will decide their fate. >> officials say they are not trying to impose themselves but a u.s. official does believe now is the time for an orderly and peacefull transition. >> so what are the options being discussed right now? >> administration officials won't offer a lot of details. but one proposal suggests president mubarak turn over power. t
NBC
Feb 21, 2011 6:00am EST
that we can start growing this economy quicker. >> president obama has urged congress to find summer spending cuts. john boehner has out there will be no temporary funding without serious slashing. with the debt a record levels, republicans think this time the public is behind them. the clock is ticking. if this side is ready to blame. we could soon find out. if there was a government shutdown, the military would stay active. new applicants to some federal programs like social security could see delays. kristen dahlgren, nbc news. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you believe congress will allow the government to shut down next month? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> the protests continue in wisconsin. demonstrators continued to fill the state capitol building. today will be the seventh straight day of protests. the plant would end bargaining rights for most unions. governor scott walker said he will not make a compromise. 14 lawmakers have fled the state to prevent repub
NBC
Feb 25, 2011 6:00am EST
the u.n. and elsewhere. >> president obama spoke with the leaders of france, italy and u.k. to coordinate a response. the white house says a military option has not been ruled out. >> i won't get into specific options that are under consideration. >> as forces loyal to gaddafi try to roll back the uprising rebels have gained ground. gaddafi blamed osama bin laden. >> bin laden tells you what to do. >> evacuations of foreign nationals continues. military cargo planes flew 400 turks home this morning. thousands of chinese workers got to the island of crete but high winds and rough seas have stranded hundreds of americans on a ferry in tripoli. >> we have our security personnel on the vessel. >> the state department insists they are safe as they wait for the weather to break. the u.n. top human rights body holds an emergency meeting today to discuss the turmoil in libya. >> despite nearly two weeks of thousands of protesters in the state house and lobbying the lower half of the wisconsin legislature has passed a bill to strip service unions of their collective bargaining ability w
NBC
Feb 28, 2011 6:00am EST
barack obama said if the government shuts down, the economic recovery will stall. >> for the sake of our people and our economy, we cannot allow gridlock to prevail. >> with the first governnment shutdown since 1996 looming, budget expert stan collander says there appears to be more posturing than negotiating. >> and while it's certainly possible they will come up with a last-minute compromise, the closer we get to this, it looks to me as if the politics of the situation, it's going to force a shutdown to occur. >> house republicans begin debating that temporary spending plan tomorrow. reporting live, i am kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> what is the president doing today in relation to the economy? >> the president is meeting with the bipartisan group of the nation's governors. the president is hoping to get some ideas on how to help the economic recovery. he says the best ideas percolate from the states and become a template for a national plan. >> thank you. >> thousand people are expected to rally in annapolis today to protest cuts to education. kim dacey is left with more details on
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